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Whenever a band as iconic and deeply influential as New Order decides to release a new album, it’s cause for both celebration and concern. For longtime fans (like myself), it’s exciting when a group that has profoundly shaped your musical life for the past 35 or so years decides to put something new into the… More »

It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most “serious” Oscar contenders to be crammed in together towards the end of the year. This leaves January as the assumed garbage dump, the month-long wasteland where studios offload the projects they… More »

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Watch Iggy Pop And New Order Play “Love Will Tear Us Apart” And “Californian Grass”

Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the 24th annual benefit concert for Tibet House US, a non-profit organization geared toward preserving Tibetan culture. Patti Smith (covering…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2014 - 10:35 am

Watch Yuck Cover New Order’s “Age Of Consent”

Frontman Daniel Blumberg quit the British fuzz-rock band Yuck earlier this year, but the band has soldiered on without him, and they might be eve…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 10:27 am

The 10 Best Things At Lollapalooza 2013

It's hard to remember a time when Lollapalooza, the festival, was not part of American pop culture, and since the last time it landed stateside,…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | August 5, 2013 - 3:41 pm

Watch New Order Play Fallon

Synthpop greats New Order have been making the late-night rounds on their most recent American reunion tour, to the point where it's entirely possible that…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2013 - 8:48 am

Watch New Order Play Kimmel

Last weekend, the Manchester synthpop gods New Order, reactivated but without estranged cantankerous-genius bassist Peter Hook, played the first of two Coachella weekend. They'll be…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 11:04 am

The 10 Best New Order Songs

Looking back it's almost hard to believe. Three members of the quintessential post-punk band choose to carry on after the suicide of their…
Aaron Lariviere | January 25, 2013 - 1:28 pm

Stream New Order Lost Sirens

New Order’s 2005 album Waiting For The Sirens’ Call isn’t anywhere near anybody’s list of favorite New Order albums, but the LP does hold a…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2013 - 10:09 am

Chromatics – “Ceremony” (New Order Cover)

Electro mood-generators Chromatics, who made one of the best albums of this year, have continued their ridiculously productive streak, dropping a brand-new cover of New…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 9:11 am

New Order, Run Run Run @ Greek Theater, Los Angeles 10/7/12

It was a dawn of a new age for New Order as they landed stateside to perform without original bassist Peter Hook but saw the…
Andrew Youssef | October 9, 2012 - 9:02 am

New Order – “Elegia” (Full 18 Min. Version)

In 1985, New Order released a song dedicated to Ian Curtis, the iconic singer who fronted their previous outfit. Titled "Elegia," the track appeared o…
Amrit Singh | April 13, 2012 - 12:07 pm

Hear Fujiya & Miyagi, Golden Filter Cover New Order

The latest issue of Mojo comes with a CD of various different bands covering songs from New Order's beyond-awesome 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 9:05 am

Destroyer – “Leave Me Alone” (New Order Cover)

The new year's newest Mojo features New Order on the cover and a covers comp of the band's Power, Corruption & Lies. Tackling tracks from…
Scott Lapatine | January 1, 2012 - 3:24 pm

Hear A Previously Unreleased New Order Song

This summer Rhino releases the 18 track comp Total: From Joy Division to New Order, which ought to help fans frame the legendary bands' evolutionary…
Amrit Singh | May 19, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Bernard Sumner, Hot Chip, & Hot City – “Didn’t Know What Love Was” Video

When Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij made a video for their Converse-funded "All Summer" they opted to don over-sized versions of their ow…
brandon | November 18, 2010 - 11:32 am

Mani Made Peter Hook Cry

Not really, but it's definitely the week for old(er) music dudes to be hurting folks' feelings. This situation with Mani and Peter Hook's a bit…
brandon | September 10, 2010 - 9:51 am

If “Bizarre Love Triangle” Was About Haterade

Ex-Danity Kane lady Aubrey O’Day sampled the New Order classic, but changed the refrain to “Every time they see us ballin’/ They get down o…
Scott Lapatine | August 24, 2009 - 5:18 pm

New Bad Lieutenant – “Sink Or Swim”

Bad Lieutentant’s basically late-period New Order minus Peter Hook and plus ex-Marion guitarist Jake Evans. Their debut Never Cry Another Tear’s out in October. Alex…
brandon | August 18, 2009 - 5:58 pm

New Order Form New Band Without Peter Hook

Last fall Peter Hook called late-period New Order an “empty shell.” The guys have since filled up said shell by adding Blur bassist Alex James,…
brandon | June 17, 2009 - 9:47 am

Iron & Wine Perform A New Song (And A New Order Song) For Jimmy Fallon

Iron & Wine's Around The Well collection came out yesterday, but instead of playing something from it on Fallon, Sam Beam, his sister Sarah, and…
brandon | May 20, 2009 - 12:08 pm